Macassar


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Macassar:

see Ujung PandangUjung Pandang
, formerly Makasar
, city (1990 pop. 944,685), SW Sulawesi, capital of Sulawesi Selatan prov., Indonesia. The largest city in Sulawesi, it is one of Indonesia's important seaports, a distribution and transshipment point for goods from Europe and Asia.
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, Indonesia.
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Caption: The grips on the Executive are new for the platform--a Macassar laminate with large palm swell for added control.
Inside the first-class cabin, passengers (only two; there are no back seats) are treated to such niceties as a flat-bottomed Alcantara and leather-trimmed steering wheel, scorched Ebony Macassar wood veneers (which fade from light to dark and house special metal inlays) and embroidered leather floor mats.
Generous quantities of polished Macassar Ebony and open-pore Paldao embellish the interior, set off by contrasting light moccasin and dark spice leathers that adorn the seats, armrests and dashboard top.
The interior of this grand tourer is modern, minimalist and beautifully handcrafted using rare materials such as Macassar Ebony and open-pore Paldao, as well as lashings of leather.
Tihany, where Macassar ebony wood and an undulating chandelier of 4,320 suspended bronze rods set the stage for Dutch culinary director Richard Ekkebus's classic French interpretations.
(2010) reported that the cold test is an alternative as consistent as the accelerated aging test on evaluating feijao macassar seeds.
In October 1616, Dirk Hartog, master of the VOC ship Eendracht bound on a voyage from Cape Town to Macassar, landed on the coast of what was subsequently called, after his ship, Eendracht Land, so becoming the first European known to have visited the west coast of Australia.
Its 3-3/4inch blade is made of 42GHC stainless steel with a satin finish; the handle is Macassar Ebony Dymondwood.
A sunburst chest by Clement Rousseau, for instance, is as luxurious as art deco gets, inlaid with macassar ebony, kingwood, green and white shagreen, mother-of-pearl and ivory (250,000 [euro]-350,000 [euro]).
Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.), also known as "feijao macassar" or "feijao-de-corda", is a species with wide global distribution, especially in tropical regions, because their climate conditions are similar to those of its probable place of origin: Africa (Brito et al., 2009).
Si bien en la historiografia tradicional se ha justificado la importancia de la empresa holandesa en el Sudeste Asiatico por su fuerza disruptiva de los patrones comerciales asiaticos anteriores a las conquistas de Macassar en 1667, y la subsecuente caida en desgracia de puertos como Banten, (29) estos efectos no pudieron evitar la creciente influencia de los comerciantes chinos en la region, la cual fue fuente de diversos conflictos.
Not all Macassar could prevent alarm, Nor all Circassia's cream, Columbia's balm.